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An Automatic Monthly Contribution

After you make your contribution, you will see:

  1. How to earmark your contribution for any particular candidate, if you want.
     
  2. Whether we need to know your occupation and employer (only if your contribution is over $100).
     
  3. How you can get all or part of your contribution back as an Oregon income tax credit (up to $50 per person per year).

 

NOTE: You do not need to have a PalPay account in order to make a contribution, using PayPal.  On the next page, just fill in the part of the form headed "Pay with Credit Card or Log In" or click on the the link that says:

"No PayPal account? Pay using your credit or debit card."
or
"Don't have a PayPal account? Use your credit card or bank account."

Contribute to Oregon Progressive Party

Oregon Progressive Party depends on contributions to fund our activities. Remember that, if you pay virtually anything in Oregon income taxes, you may give up to $50 and get it all back (every dollar) as a state income tax credit. A couple filing a joint return can give $100 and get it all back. See more information below.

Contribute by Check

You can send a check to:

Oregon Progressive Party
411 S.W. Second Avenue, Ste 200
Portland, OR  97204

Please make sure that your check includes your address.  If you are contributing more than $100 in a calendar year, write your occupation, employer, and employer's city and state (see Required Information below) on the comment line on your check (usually in the lower left corner).  If you wish to be contacted in the future by email, also write your email address on the check.

Contribute by Credit Card, Debit Card, or PayPal

Required Information:: Oregon law requires that we obtain your name. Anonymous contributions must be donated to charity. If you contribute more than $100 in a calendar year to us, we must also obtain your (1) address and (2) occupation. The law defines "occupation" as:

  1. The nature of an individual's principal business; and
  2. If the individual is employed by another person, the business name and address, by city and state, of the employer.

According to the Secretary of State, you are "not employed" if you are a student, retired, a volunteer, or a "homemaker." These folks should write "not employed" on the line for occupational information. Here is more information on what are considered acceptable "occupations."  If you are self-employed, then your employer is "self."

Oregon Political Tax Credit: If you are an individual with taxable income of $1,000 or more, you may give up to $50 to political campaigns and get it all back (every dollar) as a state income tax credit. A couple filing a joint return can give $100 and get it all back, if your taxable income is at least $2,000. Those with lower incomes can get back amounts contributed, up to their total state income tax withheld or otherwise paid. Here is official government information about the: Oregon Political Tax Credit.It has not been updated since 2007 but is still accurate.

Contribute to Oregon Progressive Party

Contributing by Credit Card, Debit Card, or PayPal

To contribute in these ways, you need to comlete the form below and then click on the Submit button.

Required Inormation:  The law requires that we obtain your name. Anonymous contributions must be donated to charity.

If you contribute more than $100 in a calendar year to us, we must also obtain your (1) address and (2) occupation. The law defines "occupation" as:

  1. The nature of an individual's principal business; and
  2. If the individual is employed by another person, the business name and address, by city and state, of the employer.

According to the Secretary of State, you are "not employed" if you are a student, retired, a volunteer, or a "homemaker." These folks should write "not employed" on the line for occupational information. Here is more information on what are considered acceptable "occupations."  If you are self-employed, then your employer is "self."

Oregon Political Tax Credit: If you are an individual with taxable income of $1,000 or more, you may give up to $50 to political campaigns and get it all back (every dollar) as a state income tax credit. A couple filing a joint return can give $100 and get it all back, if your taxable income is at least $2,000. Those with lower incomes can get back amounts contributed, up to their total state income tax withheld or otherwise paid. Here is official government information about the: Oregon Political Tax Credit.

(if you are giving more than $100 during a year to the Progressive Party)
(if you are giving more than $100 during a year to the Progressive Party) may be "self" or "retired"
(if you are giving more than $100 during a year to the Progressive Party)
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